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My interpretation of a LL Bean Mudroom bench.

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My interpretation of a LL Bean Mudroom bench.
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LL Bean has a selection of pine mudroom/entryway type benches.

My wife likes them and they cost up to $300 each.

http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/63128?feat=70754-ppxs&dds=y

Of course I told her I could make a pine bench that was just as nice for less $$$.

Here is the end result. Total cost @ 60 dollars in pine, hardware and finish. My first time using milk paint.

The front pulls down for more storage than the tiny drawers on the original.

She is happy so I am happy :)

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915





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JR_Dog

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 01:51 AM

Todd,

Great looking build; I can picture those LL Bean decor mag’s and this does look like it would fit right in.

Nice Job!

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Roger

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#2 posted 06-04-2012 01:56 AM

I’m sure this one is a whole lot better than anything LL Bean has got.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 06-04-2012 02:00 AM

Thanks for the kind words, JR and Roger!

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915

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#4 posted 06-04-2012 02:09 AM

Nicely done sir…and the knowledge that you made it…priceless.

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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#5 posted 06-04-2012 02:25 AM

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#6 posted 06-04-2012 03:00 AM

Very nice , but how come no “wear marks” around the handles ? What are you , a rookie or something ? And what’s up with this one picture nonsense ? LOL
Keep up the nice work : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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RibsBrisket4me

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#7 posted 06-04-2012 03:02 AM

My wife and kids are in charge of putting the “wear marks” in place….I just make um, I don’t use um :)

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915

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#8 posted 06-04-2012 03:08 AM

Tell ‘em to get busy then !! Hahaha

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 06-04-2012 03:09 AM

I forgot to mention that those handles look great on that piece : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 06-04-2012 12:06 PM

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#11 posted 06-06-2012 03:08 PM

That’s a fine looking bench. Better yet made in Texas haha

-- Bill Native Texan

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